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Livestock farmers prepare to reach out to community

Published Jan. 15, 2009

As the livestock industry faces increasing criticism, farmers are working to share their stories with consumers.

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Corn growers question high food costs

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Ohio farm and renewable fuel groups have fired back at food manufacturers who have pinned rising grocery prices on corn-based ethanol.

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Biodiesel grants available to Ohio school districts

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Thanks to the Biodiesel School Bus Grant Program, 21 school districts are already powering their buses with soy biodiesel and providing cleaner air for their students.

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County News

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson, Tuscarawas, Fairfield, Butler, Hamilton, Adams, Brown, Clermont

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Coming next on Ohio Farm & Country

Published Jan. 15, 2009

The February episode of Ohio Farm and Country will start airing on Sunday, Feb. 1 on Ohio News Network (ONN) and may be seen throughout the entire month.

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Full-year membership approach made for easier campaign

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Last summer, Ohio Farm Bureau reached gain for its 41st consecutive year under the new full-year membership campaign approach. The new campaign style allows volunteers to work on selling memberships as they have time.

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OFBF’s best programs

Published Jan. 15, 2009

President’s Award winners describe their successes, share award application tips

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Our Ohio: Telling Agriculture’s Story

Published Jan. 15, 2009

What's ahead on 'Our Ohio' TV and a new tool for teachers

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Under 35? Mark your calendar for leadership conference

Published Jan. 15, 2009

There will be a Young Agriculture Professionals leadership conference on March 6-7.

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OFBF sponsors Cattlemen’s BEST program

Published Jan. 15, 2009

The BEST program is a youth development program recognizing Ohio’s junior beef exhibitors through a series of sanctioned steer and heifer shows.

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Volunteer roles need filled under new structure

Published Jan. 15, 2009

All levels of involvement are welcome under Farm Bureau's overhauled programming structure

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Foundation offers scholarships

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Students pursuing careers that have an agricultural connection are invited to apply for three scholarship programs supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.

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Vanderkooi named OFBF director of state policy

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Beth Vanderkooi will help the organization represent its members at the Ohio Statehouse and with others in state government.

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Nationwide offers member discounts and extra coverages

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Members may qualify for up to a 10 percent discount on Nationwide insurance for cars and home, as well as for savings on other coverages.

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Farm Income Enhancement Program marks 20th anniversary

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Today, the program is so successful that it has drawn the attention of ag groups in other states and other land-grant universities.

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Jeff Howard (center) receives his award from nominator Tim Hesselbrock and Butler County Farm Bureau President Gail Lier

Howard receives crop advising award

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Jeff Howard received the 2008 Excellence in Crop Advising award.

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